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4 DAYS GORILLAS TREKKING RWANDA AND LAKE KIVU

Description

The safari will take you to volcanoes national park for gorilla tracking and then after go for refreshment and enjoy beach activities on the freshest water body Lake Kivu.

Trip Highlights

Day 1: Arrival and transfer to volcanoes NP
Day 2: Gorilla tracking and visit to the twin lakes
Day 3: Transfer to Lake Kivu 
Day 4: Departure

Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Arrival and Transfer to volcanoes

Upon your arrival at Kigali international airport you will be welcomed and greeted by our elephant safari company tour guide who will brief you about the safari and later embark on a two –three hours’ drive to Ruhengeri for gorilla tracking. Dinner and an overnight at (luxury) Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ (Midrange) Le Bombou Lodge/ (Budget) Kinigi Guest House

Day 2: Mountain gorilla tracking

After breakfast, go gorilla tracking in Parc National des Volcans. Tracking the gorillas in this light mountain forest on the slopes of the Virunga is a supernatural experience. The walks might be difficult, an encounter for a family of gorilla is rewarding. Spend an hour with them and be back at the base in time for a late lunch, although some groups are elusive so tracking can go to a full day especially when it’s wet and muddy.

Should the evening be fee, you will embark on the tour of the lakes Burera and Ruhondo or go for batwa cultural entertaiment. Dinner and an overnight at (luxury) Sabyinya Silverback Lodge, Gorilla Nest Lodge/ (Midrange) Le Bombou Lodge/ (Budget) Kinigi Guest House

Day3: Transfer to Lake Kiva

This day after breakfast, you will be transferred Lake Kiva the freshest lake in Rwanda but also in the east and central Africa. Arrive in the afternoon check into your booked accommodation and after lunch proceed to the lake and enjoy beach activities like swimming, volley ball, sun bathing, and boat ride on the lake to explore the neighboring island. After the activity drive back to the lodge for dinner and an overnight at Lake Kivu Serena Hotel /Palm Beach Hotel

Day 4: Departure

After breakfast, embark on a transfer to Kigali, if you missed the Kigali city tour, visit places like the genocide memorial Centre; the national museum, cultural sites, market places among other interesting places. After lunch proceed to the airport to me meet your departure flight back home. End of the safari

The safari include

  • 4×4 Ground transportation and fuel
  • Full English speaking safari driver/ guide an all his associated expenses
  • Park entrance fees
  • Accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • 1 gorilla permit per person
  • Lake kivu
  • City tour and any other activities included in the itinerary

Not included: Visa fees, Airport taxes, items of personal nature like bar bills, tipping, Laundry, and any expenses of personal nature

 

LODGES IN VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

Five Volcanoes Boutique Hotel

Mountain Gorilla View Hotel

Muhabura Hotel

HOTELS IN KIGALI

KigalI Serena Hotel (Luxury)

Hotel Des Mille Collines (Mid-range)

Hotel Chez Lando

LODGES IN AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK

Ruzizi Tented Camp

Akagera Game Lodge

LODGES IN NYUNGWE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

Nyungwe Forest Lodge

Nyungwe Hill Top View

Gisakura Guest House